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Please Donate Today!

July 3, 2012

Thank you so much for visiting our website to learn more about Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc. and see what we are up to!  Your donation means so much to the families living with cystic fibrosis. Please watch my video below to learn more ~

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CF Doesn’t Have to Stop You!

July 2, 2012

Here’s a fun summer update from Claire.  In her video below she talks about adjusting your expectations of your self based on your particular situation.  For her, learning to sail was a dream that she never thought she could attain due to her cystic fibrosis..this summer, we met with South Bay Sailing in Hermosa Beach, CA and they were willing to work with us and our particular situation.  Claire has been in sailing camp for a little over a week and is thoroughly enjoying it.  Living life to the fullest!

Summer Fun Update Video

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The Wait is Over ~ The Power of Two Documentary is Available

June 5, 2012

Hi everyone ~

This is so exciting!  We were introduced to Ana and Isa Stenzel a few years ago when lung transplant became an option for me.   They even took the time to have a few phone calls with me when I was going through the evaluation process and was so afraid.

They are identical twins with cystic fibrosis who have both received double lung transplants and have gone on to spread awareness all over the world about transplantation and the miracle of life. The documentary they created tells their story pre and post transplant and all the ups and downs that go along with that. They also travel the world sharing their amazing story and supporting others.

If you live with cystic fibrosis, there is a chance that a discussion about lung transplant may come up at some point.

You don’t want to miss this beautiful, touching story of twin triumph!

Please watch and spread the word – they are two of my heroes!

Lots of love,



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Everyday Health Heroes Episode

May 21, 2012

Hi everyone ~

Several months ago, we were lucky enough to meet Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca from Everyday Health TV.  They came out to Calabasas and helped us organize another flash mob for Claire’s Place Foundation and raising awareness for cystic fibrosis.

We had such a great time working with them and fell in love with Ethan and Jenna.  We hear Ethan is battling yet another phase of cancer.  Our hearts and prayers are with him!

They came back again in February to film our Day at the Beach Fundraiser.  We will get that episode up as soon as possible for those of you interested.

As always, thank you for your love and support!  We are working so hard to keep our foundation up and running,…we are committed and excited to help other families living with cystic fibrosis.

Our foundation and the services we hope to provide are only made possible by your generous donations.  Please keep us in mind and spread the word!

Lots of love,

Melissa and Claire

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2011

From our family to yours…Happy Thanksgiving!
We have much to be grateful for this year and always ~
John, Melissa, Claire and Ellie

Claire did a special Thanksgiving message as a correspondent for Positively Positive..check it out!